Senior Policy Officer

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Public Sector Reform, Performance and Coordination team, at the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1307985
Closing Date: 14-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 - Senior Policy Officer, Election Commitment Monitoring - PSRP - Nov17.docx (Word, 183KB)


Contact: Kylie Green
03 7017 3301

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Public Sector Reform, Performance and Coordination team, at the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

The successful candidate will lead whole-of-government activities focused on the implementation of the Governments policy platform. This includes monitoring and reporting on election commitments, Charter Letter priorities, Budget investment and commitments made in Government Committees. At this stage of the election cycle, we are supporting the Government to deliver its promises to Victorians within the next year.

The Senior Policy Officer role presents a unique and exciting opportunity to learn about how the public service supports the Government to acquit its policy platform, and be right in the action preparing for the 2018 election period.

The closing date for this position is midnight 14 January 2018.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the http://careers.vic.gov.au website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Please refer to the contact on the position description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

DPC is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give our employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet's vision is to be recognised and respected leaders in whole-of-government policy and performance.

We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs, Prevention of Family Violence, Veterans and Women, as well as the Cabinet.


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